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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Data
The SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released detailed loan-level data regarding the loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This disclosure covers each of the 4.9 million PPP loans that have been made through July...
CDFIs and the Capital Markets - Tapping into Impact Investors
A new paradigm is emerging – one in which mainstream investors increasingly want to invest in the social, economic and environmental well-being of communities. LISC's research paper, CDFIs and the Capital Markets: Tapping into Impact Investors, lays...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Financing Rural HealthcareMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, we explored financing programs that support healthcare development and showcase successful projects that have increased access to healthcare for rural communities.
Financing Affordable Housing and Small Businesses through Opportunity Zones - Lessons from Cuyahoga County, Ohio Members only Login
The Opportunity Zones tax incentive, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, was designed to spur investment in low-income and undercapitalized communities. The experiences of investors, developers, government officials, and business...
Organic Opportunities: Investing in the Expansion of Organic Food and Agriculture in Northeastern North CarolinaMembers only Login
The Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS) builds upon the basic insight of this emerging research – that certified organic agriculture can provide not only environmental benefits but also socio-economic benefits, revitalizing rural...
CARES Act Suggestions for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Elected OfficialsMembers only Login
The National League of Cities, National Low Income Housing Coalition, and National Alliance to End Homelessness, and Mayors & CEOs for U.S. Housing Investments prepared this guide for elected officials to help maximize federal resources made...
Opportunity Zones Best Practices Report to the President from The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Members only Login
This is the third report issued by the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council as required under Executive Order 13853, and outlines best practices that could be integrated into public and private investments in urban and economically...
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Capital Solutions: Realigning Assets, Evaluating Risk
During the May 8, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, panelists discussed realigning assets to address the COVID-19 crisis, evaluating the risk of not doing anything versus the risk of losing capital, capital solutions that are...
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Impact Investors' Responses to COVID-19
During the May 1, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, listeners heard how four prominent leaders in impact investing are responding to both the economic crisis and the public health crisis, learned about the types of solutions and...
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Updates from SBA and HUD on PPP, EIDL, CDBG
During the April 24, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, listeners were given updates from SBA and HUD on early statistics for the PPP and EIDL programs, as well as additional actions taken by both agencies such as payment forgiveness...
SBA Disaster Assistance Update - EIDL Advance Statistics as of April 24, 2020
The SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance published this COVID-19 EIDL Advance Loans Report on April 24, 2020. The report includes the lending statistics for EIDL Advances.
SBA Disaster Assistance Update - EIDL Statistics as of April 24, 2020
The SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance published this COVID-19 EIDL Loans Report on April 24, 2020. The report includes the lending statistics for EIDL.
SBA Disaster Assistance Update - EIDL Advance Statistics as of April 20, 2020
The SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance published this COVID-19 EIDL Advance Loans Report on April 20, 2020. The report includes the lending statistics for EIDL Advances.
SBA Disaster Assistance Update - EIDL Statistics as of April 20, 2020
The SBA's Office of Disaster Assistance published this COVID-19 EIDL Loans Report on April 20, 2020. The report includes the lending statistics for EIDL.
Report to Congress on the Federal Reserve's Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF)
This report to Congress examines the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve's establishment of the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF). The MSNLF is intended to facilitate lending to small and medium-sized businesses by eligible lenders.
Report to Congress on the Federal Reserve's Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF)
This report to Congress examines the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve's establishment of the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF). The MSELF is intended to facilitate lending to small and medium-sized businesses by eligible lenders.
COVID-19 Rebirth Using Proven Tools
This white paper looks at how 5 successful programs can be used to finance the recovery from COVID-19. The 5 programs are C-PACE and R-PACE, State Historic Tax Credits, State Opportunity Zones Programs, State New Markets Tax Credits, and Solar and...
COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This resource matrix organizes funding opportunities identified in the CARES Act and...
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Strategies for Catalyzing Investment in Communities
During the April 10, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, Bruce Katz from Drexel University, Rachel Reilly from the Economic Innovation Group, and Katie Kramer from CDFA examined relief efforts run by local governments, philanthropic...
CDFA Legislative Briefing - April 2020 (Free Recording)
During this Legislative Briefing, we discussed the latest information about the next stimulus act (Phase 4) from Congress and the urgent actions development finance agencies should take. We examined legislative reactions to the CARES Act, what we...
North Carolina Business Relief Resources for COVID-19
The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina published this business relief resources document with FAQs and links to important resources for North Carolina business owners.
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Innovative Small Business Relief Programs
During the April 3, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, experts from the North Carolina Rural Center, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the New Orleans Business Alliance discussed their respective approaches to local...
EX-IM Bank FY 2019 Annual ReportMembers only Login
This is the annual report for the U.S. Export-Import Bank (EX-IM Bank) for FY19. In FY 2019, EXIM authorized a total of nearly $8.2 billion to support approximately $9.1 billion of U.S. exports and an estimated 34,000 American jobs.
COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses through SBA
This webinar, hosted by the SBA's West Virginia District Office, discusses small business relief programs offered by the SBA. Topics included the EIDL Program, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), and Working Capital Disaster Loans.
COVID-19 Emergency Loans & Small Business Checklist - U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has issued this guide to help small businesses and self-employed individuals prepare to file for a loan.
Summary of the CARES Act
This is a summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act from the Congressional Research Service. This is the third in a series of legislative packages addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Weekly Briefing - Federal, State, and Local Responses to COVID-19
On the March 27, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Development Finance Briefing, we discussed how Development Finance Agencies have initially responded to COVID-19, examined Congressional legislation, analyzed how federal agencies are reacting, and looked at a...
FAQs for SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
This document contains Frequently Asked Questions for the SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Program.
Business Survival Guide
Created by Business Oregon's finance team, this resource guide is meant to help small businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Volatility in the Real Estate & Multifamily Transaction Markets
Volatility has risen significantly in financial markets, driven by COVID-19. How might this affect US multifamily and commercial real estate (CRE) transaction markets? In this paper, Moody's explores these issues, fully acknowledging that learning...
Rethinking Disaster Relief for Small Businesses
The public health system in the United States, suffering from budget and staffing cuts precipitated by the Great Recession and current administration’s decisions, does not have the capacity to address the coronavirus crisis. These authors are...
How to Rescue Main Street From Coronavirus Before It’s Too Late
It is now clear that the coronavirus pandemic will exact a staggering toll on the American economy. By any measure, an economy that not long ago had driven Americans' confidence in the labor market and optimism about their financial security to...
Food & Social Equity: Detroit’s Approach to Financing the Food System
Localized food systems are being developed in communities across the country in order to strengthen local economies, increase entrepreneurship, address social issues, and lessen environmental impacts. At the same time, many places are expanding...
Food & Social Equity: Detroit’s Approach to Financing the Food System
Localized food systems are being developed in communities across the country in order to strengthen local economies, increase entrepreneurship, address social issues, and lessen environmental impacts. At the same time, many places are expanding...
NMEDD - Economic Development Innovation Task Force ReportMembers only Login
In 2019, the Governor signed House Memorial 16 directing the Economic Development Department (NMEDD) to bring together stakeholders and convene an Economic Development Innovation Task Force to spur collaboration and innovative discussions on methods...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: Sourcing Local Capital for Community ProjectsMembers only Login
Communities that face socioeconomic challenges often lack the capacity to undertake the use of many financing tools that are used for economic growth and development. In urban, rural, and suburban communities alike, communities are exploring locally...
Rural Development Hubs: Strengthening America's Rural Innovation InfrastructureMembers only Login
This report addresses questions often asked by caring people who shepherd resources that could be channeled to advance rural people and places — foundation leaders, individual investors and government officials.
Available CFA Resources - New York Regional Economic Development CouncilsMembers only Login
In 2011, Governor Cuomo created ten Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) and the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) to advance the administration’s efforts to improve New York’s business climate and expand economic growth. This 2019...
One Linden - Comprehensive Community Development PlanMembers only Login
Linden is a distressed neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio. This plan is designed to create a roadmap for safe neighborhoods, economic development and access to affordable housing, quality healthcare, education and employment opportunities in Linden.
Non-Traditional Investment Ideas - Cassie Polhemus, Eric Clement, Jen Risley, Michael Tsahalis, Kim VincentMembers only Login
Cassie Polhemus, Eric Clement, Jen Risley, Michael Tsahalis, and Kim Vincent present Non-Traditional Investment Ideas.
Strategies for Building Capacity in Economic Development Finance - David Safer, Brian Farnen, Kerry O'Neill, Michelle StephensMembers only Login
David Safer, Brian Farnen, Kerry O'Neill, and Michelle Stephens present Strategies for Building Capacity in Economic Development Finance.
The Capital Access Landscape - A Look Beyond the Basics - John Saris, Bob Isaacson, Sayer Jones, Nathan LillegardMembers only Login
John Saris, Bob Isaacson, Sayer Jones, and Nathan Lillegard present The Capital Access Landscape - A Look Beyond the Basics.
Idaho Economic Development Association Summer 2019 ReportMembers only Login
This summer 2019 performance report from the Idaho Economic Development Association discusses economic development in Idaho and offers several case studies.
CDFA EDA Revolving Loan Fund Webinar Series: Fund Recapitalization and Expansion
Fund recapitalization can come from many sources, including local, state, and federal governments or financial and philanthropic institutions. Depending on the source, there may be certain requirements that need to be satisfied when moving through...
Equitable Food-Oriented DevelopmentMembers only Login
Equitable Food Oriented Development (EFOD) is a framework, and growing movement, to reap the powerful benefits of food projects and enterprises as vehicles for community development and health, while investing deeply in the self-determination and...
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